From the Executive Office of the President:
Leverett, MA saw the opportunity to build its own broadband system. In 2012, Leverett voters approved a modest property tax increase and a $3.6 million bond to fund the network. Leverett created a publicly controlled Municipal Light Plant (MLP) entity to own and operate its network, named LeverettNet. The town is currently in the process of building the network – which will provide 1 gigabit service – and connecting it to all 630 households in the community.